Former Prime Minister, also currently BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed has passed away.
He breathed his last around 6:30 pm on Tuesday (March 16) while undergoing treatment at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.
BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed the information.
Barrister Moudud was flown to Singapore for advance treatment on midnight on February 1.
Earlier, he was firstly admitted to the CCU of the capital’s Evercare Hospital on December 29 last year. He returned home on January 20 after the health condition improved. But the following day, he was against admitted to the hospital as the health condition deteriorated. He was finally taken to Singapore after deteriorating the condition further.
Moudud Ahmed was born on May 24, 1940 in Companiganj upazila of Noakhali. After studying at Dhaka University, he achieved degree in Barrister at Law from Lincoln’s Inn, London in UK. After returning home, he started practicing advocacy in the High Court (HC).